Showing posts with label remove. Show all posts
Showing posts with label remove. Show all posts

Friday, May 16, 2014

ECOWAS To remove Resident Permit In movement Protocol.

The ECOWAS Commission on Thursday said it had commenced the process of removing resident permit for citizens of member countries residing in other ECOWAS countries.

This is contained in a statement issued by the commission’s spokesperson, Mr Sunny Ugoh, a copy of which was given to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Thursday.
It stated that ECOWAS’ resident permit constituted obstacle to freedom of persons and goods according to the ECOWAS Protocol on Free Movement.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

House Of Representatives Remove Immunity for President & Governors; Plus Other Details

The House of Representatives Wednesday passed 85 new clauses to the 1999 Constitution (as amended), among which was the rejection of immunity for the President and state governors facing criminal charges.

By the new provision on immunity, the President, Vice-President, governors and their deputies will vacate office immediately, if convicted of any criminal offence...

A total of 339 out of the 360 members of the House voted on Wednesday to pass the clauses. Voting and collation of results ended at about 10.43pm.

On immunity, 306 members voted to remove it, 17 opposed it, while 14 abstained.

Friday, March 29, 2013

Federal Government has no plan to remove oil subsidy, says Okupe

The Federal Government stated yesterday that contrary to the speculation in the media that the government was planning to withdraw the remaining subsidy on petrol, such plan is not on its table for now. They said for now o! :-)

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, released the statement saying:
"We wish to state categorically that, the removal of oil subsidy is not on the table of the Transformation Agenda of the President. The statement made by President Goodluck Jonathan at the recent Economic Summit held in Lagos was a frank, intellectual and well articulated contribution by the President to the discussion on the Nigerian economy at the said summit, and it was from a honest and sincere leadership perspective."
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